history week 22

I need it in 30 minutes. I need you to read the article using the link below and answer the following questions.

Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives (1890)


 
How would you characterize Riis’ description of the living conditions of the urban working class in the late 19th c.? Give examples.
2. To what does Riis attribute the conditions? Do you think he exaggerates? Explain.
3. What, according to Riis, must happen to change the circumstances he describes? Was he being realistic in this? Explain.
4. Why would workers choose to live under such conditions? Did they really have a choice?
5. Was there a positive side to this situation? If so, what?